the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #833 - אָשֵׁר
1) to go straight, walk, go on, advance, make progress
1a) (Qal) to go straight on, make progress
1b1) to go straight on, advance
1b2) to lead on (causative)
1b3) to set right, righten
1b4) to pronounce happy, call blessed
1c1) to be advanced, be led on
1c2) to be made happy, be blessed
1480) rs (סהר ShR) AC: Tie CO: Cord AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth representing pressure, the r is a picture of the head representing the top or beginning. Combined these mean "press the beginning". Ropes and cords were usually made of bark strips such as from the cedar or from the sinew (tendon) of an animal. The rope is made by twisting two fibers together. A single fiber is attached to a fixed point (top) , and the two ends of the fiber are brought together. One fiber is twisted in a clockwise direction and wrapped over the other fiber in counter clockwise direction. The second fiber is then twisted in clockwise direction then wrapped around the first fiber in a counter clockwise direction. The process is repeated through the length of the rope. The twisting of the fibers in opposite directions causes the fibers to lock (press) onto each other making a stronger rope. The rope is used to tightly secure or support something, such as a load to a cart or the poles of the tent.
efjm/f ) nfiris (סהיריונ ShYRYWN) - Harness: An armor made from tightly wound cords of leather. KJV (11): habergeon, coat, harness, breastplate, brigadine - Strongs: H5630 (סִרְיוֹן), H8302 (שִׁרְיֹנָה)
Nm) rsa (אסהר AShR) - I. Happy:One who is happy is one whose life is lived straightly. II. Which:Or who, what or that. As a rope attaches two objects together, this word links the action of the sentence to the one doing the action. [The short form " s " is used as a prefix meaning "who" or "which"] KJV (156): blessed, happy, which, wherewith, because, when, soon, as, that, until much, whosoever, whom, whose - Strongs: H834 (אֲשֶׁר), H835 (אֶשֶׁר)
Nm) ras (סהאר ShAR) - I. Remnant:What is left behind. II. Kin:A near relative of another tribe. KJV (54): flesh, kinswoman, food, near, nigh, kin, body, kinsman, remnant, rest, residue, other - Strongs: H7605 (שְׁאָר), H7606 (שְׁאָר), H7607 (שְׁאֵר)
V) ers (סהרה ShRH) - Loose: To untie something or to let something go. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Piel) loose, dissolve, dwell, began - Strongs: H8271 (שְׁרָא), H8281 (שָׁרָה), H8293 (שֵׁרוּת)
V) rfs (סהור ShWR) - I. Caravan:To travel as a group of merchants with loads. II. See:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Participle) went, sing, behold, see, look, observe, wait, regard, perceive - Strongs: H7788 (שׁוּר), H7789 (שׁוּר)
Nm) rfs (סהור ShWR) - I. Ox:Used for pulling heavy loads. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Wall:As tied around a city. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Enemy:As one who is to be tied up. KJV (93): ox, bullock, cow, bull, enemy, wall - Strongs: H7790 (שׁוּר), H7791 (שׁוּרָה), H7792 (שׁוּר), H7794 (שׁוֹר), H8450 (תּוֹר)
L) rsi (יסהר YShR) AC: ? CO: Cord AB: ?: A tight rope is straight. A righteous one is one who is straight and firmly holds up truth just as the cord is straight and firmly holds the wall of the tent upright.
V) rsi (יסהר YShR) - I. Straight:To be in a straight line, path or thought. II. Remnant:[df: rty] KJV (134): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel, Participle) please, straight, direct, right, well, fit, good, meet, upright, remain, leave, rest, remainder, remnant, reserve, residue, plenteous, behind, excel, preserve - Strongs: H3474 (יָשַׁר), H3498 (יָתַר)
Nm ) rsi (יסהר YShR) - I. Cord:The cord of the bow. [df: rty]II. Straight:A straight line, path or thought. III. Remnant:[df: rty] KJV (220): cord, string, right, upright, righteous, straight, convenient, equity, just, meet, well, rest, remnant, residue, leave, excellency, exceeding, excellent, plentifully - Strongs: H3477 (יָשָׁר), H3499 (יֶתֶר)
km) rsim (מיסהר MYShR) - I. Cord: II. Straight:What is straight. [df: rtym] KJV (28): cord, string, equity, uprightly, uprightness, right, agreement, aright, equal, sweetly - Strongs: H4339 (מֵישָׁרִים), H4340 (מֵיתָר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Imperative אִשְׁרוּ Proverbs 9:6 אִשְׁרוּ בְדֶרֶךְ בִּינָה go straight on in the way of understanding.
Pi`el Perfect אִשְּׁרוּ Malachi 3:12; Genesis 30:13; Imperfect תְּאַשֵּׁר Proverbs 4:14 4t.; Imperative אַשֵּׁר Proverbs 23:19; Participle plural מְאַשְּׁרִים Malachi 3:15 2t.; —
1 intensive go straight on, advance Proverbs 4:14.
2 causative lead on Proverbs 23:19; Isaiah 3:12; Isaiah 9:15.
3 set right, righten Isaiah 1:17.
4 pronounce happy, call blessed Genesis 30:13 (J) Job 29:11; Psalm 72:17; Proverbs 31:28; Song of Solomon 6:9; Malachi 3:12,15.
Pu`al Imperfect יְאֻשַּׁר Psalm 41:3; Participle מְאֻשָּׁר Proverbs 3:18; Isaiah 9:15.
1 be led on Isaiah 9:15.
2 be made happy, blessed Psalm 41:3; Proverbs 3:18.
אָשֵׁר comp. pr.n. אָשֵׁר).
(1) to be straight, right, i.q. יָשַׁר especially used of a straight way, hence also of what is upright, erect, whence comes the signification of firmness and strength, in the Talmud.
(2) to go straight on, and generally to go, Proverbs 9:6.
(3) to be successful, to prosper, to be fortunate, compare the kindred roots יָשַׁר No. 3, כָּשֵׁר and עָשַׁר.
(1) to guide, or lead straight, Proverbs 23:19; Isaiah 1:17, אַשְּׁרוּ חָמוֹץ “lead the oppressor right,” into the right way, (unless, comparing Pual No. 2, we render with the ancient versions, ῥύσασθε ἀδικούμενον. Vulg. subvenite oppresso, pr. make the oppressed happy), and generally to lead, Isaiah 3:12, 9:15.
(2) intrans. to go on, Proverbs 4:14.
(3) to pronounce happy, or fortunate, Genesis 30:13 Ps: 72:17 Proverbs 31:28; Song of Solomon 6:9; Job 29:11.
Pual אֻשַּׁר and אוּשַּׁר
(1) to be led, Isaiah 9:15.
(2) to be made fortunate, Psalms 41:3; Proverbs 3:18.
Derivative nouns are אָשֵׁר, אֲשֵׁרָה, אֶשֶׁר, אשֶׁר, אֲשׁוּר, אַשּׁוּר, תְּאַשּׁוּר, אֻשַּׁרְנָא.
אָשֵׁר (“fortunate,” “happy,” compare Genesis 20:13), [Asher], pr.n.
(1) of a son of Jacob and his concubine Zilpah (Genesis 30:13, 35:26 ), ancestor of the tribe of the same name (Numbers 1:40, 41 ), whose boundaries are described as on the northern border of the holy land, -Josh. 19:2431. The Gentile noun is אֲשֵׁרִי Judges 1:32.
(2) a town to the east of Shechem, Joshua 17:17.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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